RANCHO SANTA FE, Ca., November 10, 2014 – The United States’ economic recovery has been slowed by the absence of a well-defined economic policy. It also seems to have been limited to the rich and missed entirely by the poor; the latter of which has been supplemented by individuals who were formerly members of the ever-dwindling middle class.
Far too often, federal programs dramatically exceed their cost projections and fail to deliver their “guaranteed” savings or accomplish their stated objectives. Meanwhile, the national debt continues to skyrocket … Read more
RANCHO SANTA FE, Ca., April 21, 2014 – We are a Nation that embraces diversity… at least when it comes to levels of income. There is a growing gap between the “haves” and the “have nots” in our Nation. Some choose to ignore it while others choose to exploit it. The problem is that nothing is being done to address it.
The income gap between middle class families and the wealthy has been widening for nearly 50 years. In addition, the middle class has been shrinking in recent years into to an ever-expanding welfare-dependent population … Read more
Given recent reports of racism in our country, one might have reached a conclusion that we had a monopoly on it. Yet, Oprah Winfrey claims to have experienced it first-hand when, recently in Zurich, Switzerland, she was denied the right to examine a $38,000 handbag.
Almost coincidentally, President Obama graced us with a rare press conference in which his opening remarks addressed the plight of the shrinking middle class in America just before he left for his vacation in Martha’s Vineyard.
Given that chain of events, let’s have a real conversation about poverty and our shrinking middle class … Read more